Cameroon: Solar light & WiFi

Afromusing writes about a recent initiative in Cameroon that links a solar street light with WiFi and network technology which she suggests could go hand in hand with the $100 computer launched at this years WSIS. One comment on the post is worth mentioning. “It sounds like a good initiative, but I hope that the laptops can be made on the continent (Africa), or else it will be yet another lost opportunity for en masse job creation.” – Negroponte and MIT take note.

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